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La Fonda on Main

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Latin
2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
+1 210-733-0621
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (49 reviews)
“enchiladas” (121 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (52 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful Birthday dinner a week ago, with top quality all around. They offer up a tantalizing menu of complex enchilada dishes and continental Mexican food. We had Queso Fondido with Duck confit to start along with great fresh made chips. Dinner was a wonderful experience...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 5 days ago

Next time you're in San Antonio, on business or pleasure get away from the mediocre restaurants downtown and take a short ride out to La Fonda on Main. The TexMex here is much fresher and tastier, the surroundings more pleasant and the service friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bill S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Mexican food, and having traveled all over this great state of Texas - this restaurant ranks high on our list! Phenomenal food! Great atmosphere! Wonderful staff! This restaurant is a must when you visit San Antonio!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank L6797KAjenniferb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made this our last stop before heading to the airport. Outstanding food and service. The owners came by to talk to us. Seemed to appreciate that we chose this place. Probably the best meal we had in San Antonio.Very nice older neighborhood. Service was outstanding...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jlbtg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our short stay in San Antonio, we ate a lot of TexMex, but La Fonda on Main was by far the best. The food and atmosphere were both amazing. Even though it was packed for dinner, the outside patio was open and relaxing, but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ericalindsey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment one enters the front door, there is a special feel to LaFonda's on Main. Ambiance, charm, comfort, interesting décor & a professionally dressed staff awaits. Our host for he evening was Marcelino who defines the professionalism, attention to detail & commitment to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Manbyk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent salsa, and from there everything got better. Was in big group. Still good service. Excellent!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fishheadfwb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited San Antonio twice, 2 years apart. La Fonda on Main was my #1 priority on return. The establishment and decor are simple. The food will blow you away. Excellent service, too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kate H
Reviewed 10 November 2018

La Fonda has great food! I enjoyed my birthday dinner there. The food is delicious, and the service is great.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cris H
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful meal!! Excellent service and atmosphere. Enjoyable experience. Highly recommend! Dinner was delicious!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank susane219
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Questions & Answers
8 October 2018|
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Response from Travel80 | Reviewed this property |
No, La Fonda does not have a Children’s menu.....
5 May 2018|
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Response from ScubaDyver | Reviewed this property |
Parking is directly across the street ........
Susan B
11 September 2017|
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Response from iljames | Reviewed this property |
Allen Flowers - They are very close, maybe 1/2 mile at most - southeast of La Fonda on McCullogh, which is parallel to Main and a block east.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-733-0621
  • E-mail
Located just a few minutes from downtown in architecturally rich Monte Vista, La Fonda on Main is the oldest Mexican food restaurant in San Antonio. La Fonda serves both the best of Tex-Mex cuisine as well as authentic dishes of interior Mexico in a fun and casual setting with beautiful patio dining. Open daily serving lunch and dinner as well as a memorable Sunday brunch menu, we offer a full bar with a wide variety of liquor, beer and wine. Our famous margaritas are made with hand-squeezed limes and your choice of a large selection of tequilas.
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